Carlie L
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Carlie began writing professionally in 1991. She spent five years at a mid-sized daily newspaper, beating deadline on a daily basis while covering politics, entertainment, and sports. She's written for monthly magazines, weekly blogs, and academic publications. Educated at The University of Oklahoma, Carlie holds BAs in Journalism & Mass Communication, and Film & Video Studies, as well as, a Master of Regional & City Planning. She owns a consulting firm and conducts research in the area of natural and environmental planning. She also owns a public relations firm. Carlie is the author of the book series Hip-Hop & R&B: Culture, Music, and Storytelling. Five books in the series published in 2020. Four more are forthcoming.
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Specialty areas include: legal, especially environmental law and oil & gas law; sports; entertainment; hazards planning; business continuity; business; politics; fashion and beauty; travel; pets.


Hiking, travel, reading, music, guitar, my cat, the positive thinking process.


University of Oklahoma

Carlie completed a double degree during her undergraduate years at the University of Oklahoma, covering the major aspects of communications at that time. Both degrees also delved into the then relatively new public Internet, whetting her appetite for the subject.

University of Oklahoma

My speciality area is environmental planning. My thesis examined the droughts and wildfires in Oklahoma during 1996, 1997 and 1998, and the mitigation responses.


121 Projects Completed

I author both web copy and blogs for construction clients. This includes general contractors, union groups and tradespeople, including plumbers, electricians, carpenters, floor layers, tilers, masons, architects and landscape architects. I also write on the topics of post-fire and post-flood cleaning and restoration plus mildew and mold abatement.


87 Projects Completed

Carlie has written on business and technology for online and print publications including "Keysian," "The Oklahoma Daily," "She Owns It," "The Lindsey Divide," "Oklahoma College Press," and "Second Comings." In 2014-15, she authored a more than 20-part step-by-step series to help small businesses create and implement a risk and risk communications plan. "Keysian" published the series in its entirety.


51 Projects Completed

I author the book series Hip Hop & R&B: Culture, Music & Storytelling for Mason Crest Publishers.

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1,346 Projects Completed

For three years, Carlie wrote weekly blogs for "Keysian" and "Movitly." She's also written for "She Owns It," "Second Comings," and ""

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299 Projects Completed

Carlie has worked as a web designer, developer and content writer since 1996. She has plowed through numerous versions of HTML, enjoys the flexibility in design CSS provides, survived the .asp craze and gets her kicks devising efficient code that provides an esthetic display featuring a UX visitors love.


32 Projects Completed

High and dry : institutional impediments to effective drought management and relief in the 1995-96 and 1998 Oklahoma droughts (2001)
Emerging Energy Technology Survey: Oklahoma State Agency Interests (2007)

Mass Market
Hip Hop & R&B: Culture, Music & Storytelling: Post Malone (2019)
Hip Hop & R&B: Culture, Music & Storytelling: Travis Scott (2019)
Hip Hop & R&B: Culture, Music & Storytelling: Nicki Minaj (2019)
Hip Hop & R&B: Culture, Music & Storytelling: John Legend (2019)
Hip Hop & R&B: Culture, Music & Storytelling: Lil Wayne (2019)

forthcoming in 2021:
Hip Hop & R&B: Culture, Music & Storytelling: Migos (2020)
Hip Hop & R&B: Culture, Music & Storytelling: Alcia Keys (2020)
Hip Hop & R&B: Culture, Music & Storytelling: Gucci Mane (2020)
Hip Hop & R&B: Culture, Music & Storytelling: Meek Mill (2020)
Careers with Earning Potential: Web Developer (2020)


7 Projects Completed

Carlie L. has authored five e-books, also published as hardcover books, as an author for Mason Crest Publishing. She writes the series, Hip-Hop and R & B: Culture, Music and Storytelling. It explores the lives of key figures in the urban music industry who go beyond music to also achieve in the areas of acting, modeling, business, and writing. These artists found philanthropies and businesses while maintaining hit making recording careers.

She also authored an e-book on Oklahoma state agencies' interests in renewable industries and technologies. It was published by The University of Oklahoma.

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